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the congressional races. we'll tell you who will keep their seat and who will lose it. >>> california voters decide to raise their own taxes. how governor jerry brown convinced them to do it. >>> we're live in san jose we'll tell you which measures passed in santa clara county and which didn't. you may be surprised to find that out. >>> good morning, to you. welcome to a brand new day it's wednesday november 7th i'm dave clark. >> good morning, i'm pam cook. thank you for waking up with us this morning. let's check in with steve paulson. the weather is already changing i guess. but i did vote for warm weather, steve. >> then election came in for you on monday and tuesday. but for us rooking for colder weather the results will show up later today and more likely tomorrow. we have a very strong cold front coming in. today is that between day. 60s and 70s. a lot of the fog and low clouds are back. temperatures will begin their cool down. >>> traffic on 24 westbound between walnut creek and oakland looks good. the fog is not low here. steve has mentioned the fog. definitely foggier and chillier. the co
court may announce if it will review the challenge to california proposition 8 which bans same sex marriage. i'm going to take you live outside -- this san earlier shot of the supreme court building. coming up we will try to go out there live. options before the high court and how the city of san francisco is preparing for the court's decision. >> this is major. >>> time now 6:07. the weather is major. our commute. and tara you are watching the bay bridge too. >> that is right. the lights are out on the span. we don't know what caused it. obviously storm related. if we take a live look you can see that the only thing you can see are headlights and taillights across the span. we also have a high wind advisory in effect. looks like it's a pretty slow going. definitely give yourself extra time this morning if you need to get across the bridge. up next we will take a look at highway 24 lafayette. this is near 680 traffic getting a little bit heavy there westbound. we also have a lot of standing water on 680 right near this location. be careful of that. highway 4 through bay point you c
. >>> and fewer ballots will be cast in california than the 2008 presidential election despite a record number of people registered to vote. it supports 25.3 million and compare that to 2008. we have important propositions. on the flip side those using mail in ballots, they are expected to reach high and they are expected to vote in person at the precincts today. we will have complete election coverage throughout the morning and special coverage this afternoon. we started as the poles closed on the east coast and we will have up to the minute results and there is also an expanded addition for our complete election coverage. >> san francisco need your help. they want to identify a man who is accused of pepper spraying a student last month. here is the man they are looking for. the incident happened near market montgomery streets. if you have any information about this case call police. >>> two area cities have made the top 10 while biking is popular. they saw cycling at 46% and it puts them at number 7. at least 43% use their bikes to get to school or work. san francisco comes in number 4 and n
. they found california refineries were out. those are the ones that deal chevron refinery in richmond and drivers were paying 50- cents more than the national average. we have calls put out to chevron and shell but we have not heard back thus far. that state senate committee meeting will get started in san francisco. all level savage -- alex savage ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> some good news this morning. this is great for people planning on driving to thanksgiving celebrations. the gas is down 80-cents in the last three months. they are still at the high hest prices and the auto club says they will continue to pay until thanksgiving. >>> they are investigating the attack on the u.s. consulate and they want to know about the attack from the obama administration. >>> right now we want to know about traffic from sal. >> okay. things have gotten a lot busier and i have mentioned on 17th and vanness, it will be a tough area and it will be out for most of the area with those signal lights. let's look at 808 westbound, -- 880 westbound, no major problems, the commute looks good getting
that is going vie roll in california. -- viral in california. . >>> you have to see this individual years fight in a sacramento mall, this cell phone video shows people punching each other. this has been seen by 50,000 people at least. one shopper even threw a trash can. the fight started in a victoria secret right into the center of a mall. and after being detained in the parking lot, a man stole two dvd players yesterday morning and was detained by two employees and a security guard. now witnesses say the security guard put the suspected thief in a choke hold. when police arrived, the man was bleeding from his nose and mouth and he died a short while later. >>> kevin was killed on saturday. he is from arcade and was assigned to an east coast seal team out of virginia. >>> this they are asking for more approval for east coast domestic drones. they have been flooded with applications from private companies and even celebrity tmz and there is a big push for drones since many aviation firms are in the state. less than a month in several states, they approved same sex marriage and whether north th
on that proposition. now prop 34 would eliminate the death penalty in california and replace it with life in prison without the possibility of parole. supporters of prop 34 says keeping hundreds of inmates on death row costs the state millions of dollars every year. they also point to the cases where people convicted of murder were later found to be innocent. opponents of prop 34 call ate slap in the face to the family of murder victims. >> hey. what are you doing right now? >> i just came from voting. >> coming up at 6:45 how a group of bay area students are trying to encourage young people to take an interest in the upcoming election. >>> time now 6:16. a new lawsuit is claiming a san mateo man is dead because pg&e was too slow to respond to turn off the power. the power lines fell down on to 55-year-old enrique's house back in april. records showing tello walked outside after hearing an explosion then he was electrocuted by the power lines. pg&e is calling his death a tragic accident. >>> memorials are being planned for the two pilots killed in contra costa county in a plane crash last month. se
selling at a rate of 142 per minute. california was not one of them and a lot of people here from california drove there hoping to get lucky. the powerball may be coming to california soon. they told the commissioner they are negotiating for powerball in june and the teal is expected to be finalized when they meet today. if they give the okay, officials will say powerball will be coming to a store by you april or sooner. >> and a significant alert has issued it in oakland. 880 northbound near the fruit veil exit, let's look at it, it is blurry and this is quite a distance. you can see the back up. it is causing gridlock near the exit and we are looking to get a better look. crews are trying to get it as the significant alert has been dash sig alert has been issued. any of yourself 'extra 15 minutes. it is a little low going as you make your way westbound. >>> very mild tropical feel, south winds out ahead of the system that is coming in tonight. that doesn't mean we can't get some light rain, but before this next system arrives, we have at least two more to go. one of our weather
registered voters in california which is 940,000 more registered voters than the lax election. we spoke with the voters to see if they early voted. while others like going to the polls. take a listen. >> the old school route is last minute and so yeah i'm going to do the old school route and i will vote tuesday, tomorrow, and right after work. yeah. that's the way i always do it. i do it every year. >> we always vote by mail. it's easier. get it over with. then i don't have to listen to the hoopla that goes around the election. >> reporter: and some of the major key issues besides the presidential election that voters are concerned about concerns proposition 30 which is the temporary tax and proposition 32 which is the political contributions by poll pais roll deductions measure. coming up we'll talk to more voters to see what are driving them to the polls this election. live in san francisco i'm brian flores ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. don't forget you can follow the election results as they come in tomorrow right here on ktvu channel 2. also on our website ktvu.com and tomorrow
up between management and 7500 grocery workers across california. they will be going back to the bargaining table at 9:00 this morning. both sides have agreed not to discuss in detail the ongoing negotiations but workers walked off the job weeks ago. this dispute centers around wage freezes and benefit cuts and this morning picketers will bring renewed talks on a new contract. >> hopefully it will get down in a couple of days. we are here for the long hall, whatever it takes. >> reporter: striking workers claim sales have been different around california with picket linesment they are doing what they can to encourage shoppers and both sides would like this to be setelled before thanks give being comes around. even though sales have resumed, they are still telling everybody to remain on the picket lines and that's what they are doing. life in alameda, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> two men from concord are ready to be alive after their car fell from a freeway pass in funnel. the driver -- panola. the driver was getting off before landing on interstate 880. the driver of
to produce the number of inmates in california jails shocking details on the ktvu special report this may effect your families safety. >>> plus the 2013 class of road scholars has been announced. many winners has ties to the bay area. just $16.99. sizzler. both: we're the fruit guys! back in 1998, we had this idea to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wooden crates, filled these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. >>> welcome back. time now 6:24. in a ktvu special report thousands of bay area parolees may soon get a free pass from behind bars. the state wants to discharge 10,000 parolees at large from state parole supervision. the plan will only release low level offenders. however according to an internal department of corrections memo obtained by ktvu in the second and third phases, serious an
, i want to show you this view, see how it drops down and now right over california, so that is going to bring us the clear skies, the sunshine, and thunderstorms mixed in between. so for your friday, possibility is still there. we won't see widespread scattered showers, 45 degrees right now in oakland, 46 in san francisco, but i have to point you to the north bay because it is a chilly start. we are 36 in santa rosa and looking at 30s and feeling those 30s all the way down into nevada this morning. we are looking at afternoon highs well below average for today, upper 50s, low 60s 2349 forecast and it will be a cool weekend. we will start out near freezing in some cases. widespread low to mid-30s in the forecast saturday and sunday. afternoon highs upper 1/5s to low 60s. -- upper 1/5s to low -- 50s to low 60s. back to you. >>> we'll continue to follow the storm this morning, and a lot of people heading up to the sierras since it's friday. for the most up to date weather information from storm tracker 2, head to our web site ktvu.com and click on the link at the top of the front a page
already been dated. and that fort would be the oldest building in all of california. >> that is really exciting. sal says it is getting busy at the toll plaza. >>> it is backed up just out of the gate and metering lights are all over the 880 interchange and back to the foot of the mcarthur maze and they are trying to get into san francisco although it is moving well, there are no major problems getting into the city. the morning commute looks good, no trouble if you are trying to get in and we have a look at livermore more -- livermore. we are finding out about an accident which came in on 87 and 80 on san jose. we are trying to find out more information and they have a camera and we'll see if we can find it for you. let's go to mark. >>> we have some clear skies, some fog and clouds will win out as we head to the afternoon hours. the cold air continues to settle into the entire bay area and it is mainly to our north and to our east. current numbers are into the upper 50s and san jose and fairfield is in the upper 40s. winter weather advisory in a few showers, i should say, all the way
fees and today's meeting comes just a week after california voters approved proposition 30. life in hayward -- live in hayward, they will tell us which students being targeted. >>> many are frustrated with this fee just a week after prop 30 passed which will prevent cuts to the system. trustees will be meeting and they will be taking a vote on a plan to charge new fees for souper seniors and of course help willing to pass prop 30 after a meeting held in long beach. they want to charge students a fee, $370 and also for repeating courses as well. the point of plan officials say is hopefully to free up space so they can admit as many as 16,000 new students at their crowded campuses but one student does not see it that way. she said she certainly does not like this idea. >> i think it is wrong because those people worked out to be seniors and even though they are super seniors and even though they struggled they should not have to pay more for a class that is benefitting their lives. >> it is seen as a deterrent more than anybody put students we spoke to said would unfairly punish th
serve as congresswoman of san francisco. >>> students in the university of california are set to have a protest. at the request of governor brown they have postponed a vet for graduate students and they plan to increase tuition for next year. the measure approved by voters is supposed to save them $250 million. >>> this comes after lawsuits were filed from three former students including christian. she accused the school district of ignoring claims she was sexually abused by two teachers. the new policy requires all staff in charge of reporting a claim have to individually report it to police. >>> new charges have been filed against a man accused of killing and kidnapping teen sierra lemar. jeanine della vega live in morgan hill tells us what antolin garcia-torres is facing now, good morning, jeanine. >> reporter: they have confirmed antolin garcia-torres is facing three attempted kidnapping charges, three attempted carjackings at the safe ways here in morgan hill. i spoke to a group from safe way off camera and they tell me they have never forgotten about these attacks and this lates
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. >>> dangerous times how the fiscal cliff could affect people in california, stay tuned for ktvu channel 2 morning news. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us this wednesday november 28th, i am pam cook. >> weather is changing and we are on storm watch right now and we have the first of several storms roaring into the bay area and expect rain and strong winds happening now. we have live team coverage and our crews are in san francisco who are at the richmond san rafael bridge. tara moriarty is watching the morning commute, where is that storm, we can feel it, right? >> now some of the heavier rain, we have to go back here but some of the heavier bands are beginning to inch into the north bay and you can see northern county as well as rushing river, we will keep an eye on that because it will be one of the focuses of the heavier rain nothing too bad yet but up into mendocino county, there will be heavy duty rainfall totals and so far there are only 3 / 100s for the south bay. coming up, mark is live at the richmond san rafael bridge, it lo
. >>> plans for nothing but a party for people going from southern california to las vegas. company from nevada is a step closer to puts a party train on the tracks. they have an agreement with the union pacific railroad. the trains we are told would feature a lounge, tv, and private car for bachelor parties. a ticket would be $99 each way and include food and drinks. this train could be up and running by sometime next year. >>> time now 6:18. let's head out to tara. tara wants to talk about that train. fully do. i'm wishing they had that train when we went to school. >> no tara, no. >> we've got clear freeways but congested parking lots. we are at the pargon outlet where they have the traffic cones out. they're trying to keep jams to a minimum. definitely didn't look like this last night it was packed. i'm sure it will get a lot busier as the day wears on. people trying to snatch up the black friday deals. here's a look at your bay bridge as folks head into san francisco. no delays to report. and finally at the golden gate bridge you can see a little bit foggy out there. but not too bad
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